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Thread #58033   Message #916866
Posted By: Gurney
24-Mar-03 - 04:28 AM
Thread Name: 'Innocent Hare' What does 'relope' mean?
Subject: RE: 'Innocent Hare' What does 'relope' mean?
'Rollop' is Ipswich/Bury dialect for a noisy gallop.
'Relaie' is a fresh set of hounds.
'Releve' is rally.
'Reliez' is proceed.
'Lope' is leap.
just a few of hundreds of vague possibilities from my 1850 'Dictionary of Archaic Words. Hope this adds some confusion. Heh Heh.